TikTok video of homicide victims is taken down

TikTok video of murder victims is taken down

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Homicide victims Jessica Lewis and Austin Wenner

A video displaying a bunch of youngsters discovering the stays of two homicide victims has been faraway from the social media web site, TikTok.

The victims’ households had repeatedly requested TikTok to take away the video, which had been seen virtually 30 million instances because it was posted on the positioning in June.​​

​​On 20 August, the BBC printed a video by which the household made one other plea for the video’s removing.​​​

​​Two days later, the video was taken down. It’s not but clear whether or not TikTok eliminated it, or whether or not it was deleted by {the teenager} who posted it.​​

​​{The teenager} was one in all three pals out making TikTok movies in June, once they discovered a pair of suitcases washed up on a Seattle seashore.​​

​​Inside have been the our bodies of Jessica Lewis, 35, and Austin ‘Money’ Wenner, 27. That they had been shot and dismembered. The video was posted on TikTok, the place it went viral garnering 30 million views. ​​

​​The youngsters referred to as the police as quickly as they found the suitcases, main Seattle Police to open a homicide investigation.​​

​​Gina Jaschke, Jessica’s aunt, made repeated requests to TikTok to take away the video. The social media platform instructed the BBC that the video had not been eliminated as a result of it didn’t violate their pointers.

The corporate mentioned: “We discovered that the video didn’t violate our pointers, because it didn’t embody any visuals of the stays. We now have been in contact with the household to clarify this resolution.”​​

​​Following the BBC’s video, many individuals contacted the corporate in help of the household’s request.

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Twitter customers asking TikTok to take away the video

​​​​The video has now been eliminated. The BBC has approached the account holders and TikTok for remark.

On 24 August, 62-year-old Michael Dudley from Burien, Washington State, was charged with two counts of second-degree homicide. Mr Dudley has not but entered a plea.​​

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